Honda Motor Company appoints Atsushi Ogata as President, MD and CEO of HMSI

  • Atsushi Ogata replaces Minoru Kato, who after a three-year stint at HMSI returns to Japan in a different role.
HMSI's new President, MD and CEO, Atsushi Ogata, will take on the roles with immediate effect.
HMSI's new President, MD and CEO, Atsushi Ogata, will take on the roles with immediate effect.

Japanese auto major Honda Motor Company on Friday said it has appointed Atsushi Ogata as new President, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) with immediate effect.

Ogata replaces Minoru Kato, who after a three year stint at HMSI returns to Japan as the Operating Executive & Chief Officer life creation operation, Honda Motor Co, it said.

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The company said it has elevated V Sridhar(earlier GVP & Director – Manufacturing, HMSI) as Senior Director – purchase, HMSI.

Besides, Yadvinder Singh GuleriaandVinay Dhingra are now elevated to the board of directors at HMSI, the company said.

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Guleriaas the newDirector, HMSI, now has greater responsibilities with additional charge of customer service, logistics planning and control, premium motorcycle business, brand and communication along with sales and marketing.

He was previously the senior Vice-President - sales & marketing, HMSI.

Dhingra, who is also elevated as Director, now has additional responsibilities of various verticals like strategic information system (SIS) along with general and corporate affairs.

A veteran at Honda, Dhingra was previously the senior Vice-President, general & corporate affairs in the company.

First Published Date: 01 May 2020, 12:43 PM IST

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